When a person works in a coal mine, they dig out what they find in the earth, and coal dust covers their bodies. If you stood outside a mine at quitting time, it would be very obvious who had worked in the shaft. Every step the workers took, everything they touched, even their very breath, would leave behind particles of coal dust.
As we read and dig in, and meditate on God’s word, we are given heavenly truth, wisdom, guidance, and soul-food sustenance for our lives. God’s word is pure, alive and active, full of power, touching our very joint and marrow, accomplishing God’s will and fulfilling His mission.
Let’s mine deep in the beautiful treasure of God’s word, and as we move forward in life, may every step we take, everything we touch, leave behind a trail leading back to our wonderful God.
“As the snow and rain that fall from heaven do not return until they have accomplished their purpose, soaking the earth and causing it to sprout with new life, providing seed to sow and bread to eat. So also will be the word that I speak; it does not return to me unfulfilled. My word performs my purpose and fulfills the mission I sent it out to accomplish.” (Isaiah 55:10-11, TPT)
“Every word of God is tried and purified; He is a shield to those who trust and take refuge in Him.” (Proverbs 30:5, AMPC)
“For the Word that God speaks is alive and full of power [making it active, operative, energizing, and effective]; it is sharper than any two-edged sword, penetrating to the dividing line of the breath of life (soul) and [the immortal] spirit, and of joints and marrow [of the deepest parts of our nature], exposing and sifting and analyzing and judging the very thoughts and purposes of the heart.” (Hebrews 4:12, AMPC)
“Every Scripture has been written by the Holy Spirit, the breath of God. It will empower you by its instruction and correction, giving you the strength to take the right direction and lead you deeper into the path of godliness. Then you will be God’s servant, fully mature and perfectly prepared to fulfill any assignment God gives you.” (2 Timothy 3:16-17, TPT)
“…and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” (John 8:32, NASB)
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